StatusThe thesis was presented on the 18 May, 2009
Approved by NCAA on the 1 October, 2009
Abstract– 0.53 Mb / in romanian
The goal and objectives of the present thesis are determined by the necessity of analyzing economic evolution and external factors as main determinants of economic growth. Last European enlargement and recent effects of the crisis make growth diagnosis one the most important concern in the long-run of the economists.
The advancement of EU enlargement process towards the East has brought changes to the importance of external factors for Republic of Moldova.
These reasons trigger the development of concrete and effective proposals by the researchers to assist the country to grow by giving insights and economic policy recommendations. The present research tries to be included in the theoretic, methodological and practical efforts to clarify the content, significance and implications of factors of economic growth and economic growth decomposition for Republic of Moldova, CIS and CEE countries.
The research embodies two aspects: first refers to understanding the fact how and what component of economic growth triggers a more sustainable development by the parallel support of qualitative transformations in the economic and social life, influenced by the external factors, in ensuring the individual and social human welfare. Second, refers to the quantitative diagnosis of growth policies, measures and identities of economic system.
In this context, the paper evaluates the influence of external factors on CEE countries, calculates growth determinants and Total Factor Productivity. Also, the carried out research econometrically identified relationships between investments and exports as main indicators of foreign factors for Moldova. Also the analysis of sustainability of economic growth was conducted for CEE countries.
Conclusions and recommendations of the research determine the practical value of the thesis, may be used in the decision making process and in developing of new public policies. Also, of big interest, the thesis is for new research in the area, think tank and academia.